pronator

noun
pro·​na·​tor | \ ˈprō-ˌnā-tər How to pronounce pronator (audio) \

Definition of pronator

: a muscle that produces pronation

Examples of pronator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Right-hander Luke Weaver has a mild flexor pronator strain, Lovullo said, framing the diagnosis as relatively good news. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 12 Apr. 2022 McCullers said the flexor pronator muscle strain in his right arm usually means six to eight weeks before even picking up a ball. Stephen Hawkins, ajc, 25 Oct. 2021 The Astros did not provide much new information on the health of ace Lance McCullers Jr., who was left off the ALCS roster because of a flexor pronator muscle strain in his right arm. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Oct. 2021 Houston is without ace Lance McCullers Jr. for this series because of a flexor pronator muscle strain in his right arm. Kristie Rieken, Chron, 21 Oct. 2021 Houston is also without starter Lance McCullers Jr., who was left off the ALCS roster because of a flexor pronator muscle strain in his right arm. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 17 Oct. 2021 The Sox also have a decision to make soon regarding Marshall, who has been on the IL since June 30 with a strained right flexor pronator. Lamond Pope, chicagotribune.com, 2 Oct. 2021 The right-hander has been on the IL since June 30 with a strained right flexor pronator. Lamond Pope, chicagotribune.com, 29 July 2021 Medical tests revealed a pronator teres strain, which is a forearm injury near his elbow. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 23 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pronator

1615, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pronator was in 1615

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pronatoflexor

pronator

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“Pronator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pronator. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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pronator

noun
pro·​na·​tor | \ ˈprō-ˌnāt-ər How to pronounce pronator (audio) \

Medical Definition of pronator

: a muscle that produces pronation

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